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Early Childhood Educator - Mayfield

Gowrie NSW

Gowrie NSW is a proud not-for-profit early and middle childhood learning organisation established with a vision to see children thrive and amplify their contributions to the world. We achieve this vision through our services and programs for children and families and by providing leadership and professional learning opportunities to the early childhood sector. The image of children as active participants is core to our pedagogy, and we move forward with a strong focus on contemporary practice and innovation.

The Benefits for You:  

  • Competitive guaranteed above award rates 
  • Paid breaks + monthly RDO's + Room Leader allowances available 
  • Generous childcare discounts + paid parental leave and additional leave provisions
  • Free professional development with access to the Gowrie NSW Education Hub, plus 10 days of study leave/ financial support

About Gowrie NSW - Newcastle (Mayfield)

Mayfield EEC is big enough for children and educators to have space to explore, discover and learn, but small enough to feel like you are a part of something special. Educators implement an innovative indoor/outdoor program allowing the children to choose the environment they would like to experience. 6 rooms catering for 112 children. 

Your Contribution:

As an Early Childhood Educator you will work closely with the wider team to create a warm and inclusive educational environment for children. Key responsibilities include:

  • creating an engaging play and learning environment
  • working together with families to support learning
  • maintaining and role modelling health and safety practices for children
  • meeting all regulatory and compliance requirements and documentation
  • maintaining active supervision with children across the centre spaces
  • program planning in accordance with Gowrie NSW pedagogy
  • demonstrating professional practice and teamwork
  • comply with and support WHS and Quality Assurance practices

About you and us:

We are looking for educators who would like support, to grow and nurture their practice and grow their career.

You will have: 

  • A passion for working with children
  • Previous experience working in early learning
  • Cert III or Diploma Qualification in Children’s Services
  • Current compliance certificates (e.g. WWCC etc.)
  • Two doses of approved COVID-19 vaccination, with the willingness to comply with additional health requirements (including booster shots)

Next steps:  

To apply, please answer the screening questions and upload a copy of your resume.

Whether it’s your first step or the next step in your childcare journey Gowrie NSW have positions available across NSW and ACT.  

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

At Gowrie NSW, we believe in providing a safe, secure and nurturing environment for all children in our care. Child Safety is a priority across Gowrie NSW and we are committed to embedding the Child Safe Standards through our systems, policies and processes. Child Safety is a shared responsibility we take seriously. We have a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of child harm, abuse, or neglect. All potential employees must be willing to undergo a thorough background check and adhere to our policies and procedures. Join our team at Gowrie NSW and help us ensure the safety of children.

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